Solanum melonga

  • Ornamental plant
  • Light blue & intense red-purple flowers
  • 3-5 cm big flowers
  • £3.50 (£116.67 / 100 grams)

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Contents: 20 Seeds

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Item no.: TRO-12355, Content: 20 Seeds

EAN: 4031357123551

  • Ornamental plant
  • Light blue & intense red-purple flowers
  • 3-5 cm big flowers


Many plants that are related to the egg tree are grown in the tropics as vegetable plants. The egg tree belongs to the eggplant species. It grows 4 to 5 cm high, has 3 to 5 cm tall, light blue or intense red-violet flowers and has oval leaves. After flowering, small balls grow on the plant that soon look similar to chicken eggs. This is where the plants get their name. After a while, the fruit turns yellow-orange and finally violet. The egg tree is an ornamental plant.

Sowing Schedule: Year-round
Length of germination: 1-2 Weeks
Flower Color: Mix
Where to plant: Windowsill, Greenhouse
Life expectancy: Annual
Available As:: One portion of seeds
Use for:: Planters & pots
Height of Growth:: 0 to 30 cm
Light Requirements: Full sun

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The fruits are not edible. They are not poisonous, but they do not taste great either.

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